Remember the Maine

1898 · HK-285

Year 1898
Metal White Metal
Weight
Diameter 38 mm
Minted By
Rarity
Orientation
Reference HK-285

The U.S. Battleship Maine was sent to Havana Cuba in January 1898 on a goodwill tour. It blew up and sank with a loss of 264 men and two officers. When the Spanish American war broke out “Remember the Maine” became a rallying cry.

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1890